Why Starbucks Is Like Fortnite

Whether looking a Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks or a LeBron James skin from Fortnite, we would see the impact of limited editions.

Six Facts: The Impact of Rising World Food Prices

A closer look at rising world food prices can show us how much, where, why, and their impact on hunger in low income nations.

How Courts Handle Cannabis Copycats

When a marijuana edibles company tries to parody the name of a well known candy brand, it can expect to wind up in court.

Where Soda Pop Means More Than a Carbonated Drink

When some of us say “soda” and others “pop,” we are asking for a carbonated soft drink and also, perhaps, signaling our cultural differences.

Why Hydration Was Invented

Decades ago, before anyone started thinking about hydration, we were okay. But now, we go nowhere without our water bottles. Why? Inventing Hydration Many of us have been told to drink eight 8-ounce cups of water a day. Known as…

How the Pandemic Changed Our Impulse Buying

Staying at home during the pandemic, we have shifted our impulse buying from the supermarket to our online shopping cart.

Why Trappist Beer Needs More Monks

Around for more than two centuries, the Belgian beer made in Trappist monasteries needs more monks to produce it.

Why 12 Bottles of Bordeaux Were on the International Space Station

A 14 month International Space Station wine test with 12 bottles of Bordeaux will teach us about about global warming.

Food and Drink Fights

Orthodox gin distillers say that juniper should be its main flavor. The U.K Gin Guild however says it’s okay if craft makers introduce other flavors like toffee. Then, there is a second rule. And that is the problem. Gin Labels…

All You Could Ever Want to Know About the Subway Footlong

If you live in New York, the BMT is the Brooklyn Manhattan Transit system. However, to another group of Subway users, it means, “Biggest, Meatiest, Tastiest.” While Subway created the B.M.T. in 1975, you still can order an Italian B.M.T.…